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Forum: Reef 01-23-2021, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By Dearth
Try being single and finding a reliable tank...

Try being single and finding a reliable tank sitter😂
Forum: Reef 01-21-2021, 04:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By Dearth
COVID has definitely played a big part in...

COVID has definitely played a big part in livestock/coral pricing but other factors are limited availability, new laws concerning harvesting and shipping, bans and limits in country of origin just to...
Forum: Reef 01-21-2021, 03:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 853
Posted By Dearth
It would be nice to see you back in the game you...

It would be nice to see you back in the game you had a nice tank.

If your wondering at tank size I'd recommend 80-100 gallons as it would be big enough for most mid sized fish and you can stock it...
Forum: Reef 01-21-2021, 02:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By Dearth
Biggest coral you saw in a home aquarium.

As the title says what was the biggest coral you have seen in a home aquarium?

I have seen a carpet anemone in a 200 gallon tank that was just under 4 feet wide fully opened.

I also have seen...
Forum: Reef 01-16-2021, 12:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 312
Posted By Dearth
Something different

I was invited to a Zoom chat room today by a friend of mine in the US and I was very impressed as it was a virtual live tour of peoples tanks in the US and Canada. It was quite impressive and better...
Forum: Lounge 01-09-2021, 10:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 352
Posted By Dearth
My least favourite Carrier

/rant on


Well I ordered some equipment from back east and it was being shipped via Scare Canada Cargo and wouldnít you know it Scare Canada once again lost my parcel. I made the order on Dec....
Forum: Pictures 01-09-2021, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 703
Posted By Dearth
Full Tank Shots 2021

Lets see your tanks for 2021

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50818383961_3f995d00b5_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2kqDv4P)IMG_8326 (https://flic.kr/p/2kqDv4P) by Dean Soiland...
Forum: Reef 12-30-2020, 11:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,365
Posted By Dearth
To help us better understand help us by taking a...

To help us better understand help us by taking a picture of both your display tank and sump and post them here and then we can better direct you on how to proceed forward.
Forum: Reef 12-26-2020, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 878
Posted By Dearth
If you have a generator never be afraid to use it...

If you have a generator never be afraid to use it regardless of how long the power is out for and depending on how powerful it is you will have to choose what to run the smaller the generator. I have...
Forum: Reef 12-14-2020, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 588
Posted By Dearth
Is St. Nick visiting your tank this year?

Is St. Nick dropping by your tank this year and treating your tank to treats and gifts?

I am getting a special frozen seafood mix being made up again this year so everything in the tank and my 3...
Forum: Reef 12-01-2020, 06:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By Dearth
Iím not the best person to ask about this as my...

Iím not the best person to ask about this as my experience is limited to built in overflows there should be someone here who can better answer that than me.
Forum: Reef 11-28-2020, 02:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By Dearth
Buy new bulkheads donít reuse the ones that came...

Buy new bulkheads donít reuse the ones that came with the tank and clean your tank out using a vinegar/water combo

Scrape the glass with a razor

Check the silicone beads thoroughly

Plug...
Forum: Reef 11-25-2020, 09:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,842
Posted By Dearth
One thing you could do if you want to save on...

One thing you could do if you want to save on cash is put new bulkheads in then put pipes with screens in at the desired height that you want them at. It may not look pretty but they will be...
Forum: Reef 11-20-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 730
Posted By Dearth
On a budget try looking at the third generation...

On a budget try looking at the third generation Hydors I use them with no issues and the third gen powerhead shave a smaller profile than its predecessors, easy to clean, easy to remove and at a good...
Forum: Polls 11-03-2020, 11:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,374
Posted By Dearth
How much spare and broken equipment do you have lying around?

As the title says how much broken and spare equipment do you have lying around or stored somewhere in your place?

I personally have enough to fill a 5 gallon bucket and I could in theory have...
Forum: Reef 10-16-2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 615
Posted By Dearth
I use the Hydor Koralia Smartwave timer it works...

I use the Hydor Koralia Smartwave timer it works well and for years I had it set to switch every three hours but recently I changed up things and changed the cycle to every hour and so far I am...
Forum: Reef 09-28-2020, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,650
Posted By Dearth
Early on I learned some hard and expensive...

Early on I learned some hard and expensive lessons in the hobby about corals the following are my personal take on buying coral

I only buy from trusted businesses And trusted local reefers and...
Forum: Reef 09-27-2020, 04:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By Dearth
Iím going with fuzzy mushroom

Iím going with fuzzy mushroom
Forum: POTM Entries & Votings 09-24-2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,567
Posted By Dearth
Your picture is not viewable

Your picture is not viewable
Forum: POTM Entries & Votings 09-23-2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,567
Posted By Dearth
One of my favourite shots ...

One of my favourite shots

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50375236446_1888a983ac_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jKufKq)Untitled (https://flic.kr/p/2jKufKq) by Dean Soiland...
Forum: Reef 09-22-2020, 05:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,124
Posted By Dearth
I have only second hand knowledge so take it for...

I have only second hand knowledge so take it for what itís worth

I have been told that if you remove the inside caulking even if it is not structural there is a fairly good chance over time water...
Forum: Polls 09-21-2020, 11:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,347
Posted By Dearth
After the pandemic hit the coral/fish/invert...

After the pandemic hit the coral/fish/invert trade came to a standstill basically over night. Now that things are slowly starting up shipping is a part of the cost but now so is availability of...
Forum: Reef 09-21-2020, 07:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 638
Posted By Dearth
Almost all hermit crabs are opportunistic eaters...

Almost all hermit crabs are opportunistic eaters about the safest Iíve found are red Scarlett hermits They are fairly docile and would rather eat detritus than live food in my experience. Iíve never...
Forum: Reef 09-20-2020, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By Dearth
I want that itís way cleaner than any thing I...

I want that itís way cleaner than any thing I could do
Forum: Reef 09-20-2020, 04:16 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 641
Posted By Dearth
Places to save a buck or two

I know there are a few posts about this but itís been a few years since theyíve been updated so I figured Iíd start a new post to be summarily ignored 😎😎

As we know this is an expensive hobby and...
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